Creating opportunities
for a better life
for everyone.

Leaving a real, lasting legacy in Winnipeg.

On Thursday, April 16, 2015, United Way of Winnipeg hosted a luncheon to celebrate and recognize the many generous and visionary friends who have supported our community through the Tomorrow Fund, United Way’s endowment—specifically, individuals who have named United Way … Continue reading

Happy National Volunteer Week!

United Way benefits from the time & talents of thousands of generous Winnipeggers. We couldn’t do it without you! So much important work gets done by our volunteers, like the 1500 Day of Caring volunteers who gave 5600+ hours last year … Continue reading

The perfect match for moms and babies.

It’s a beautiful thing when an offer of help matches perfectly with a real need. The result? A perfect Day of Caring for healthy moms and babies. United Way partner agency Pregnancy and Family Support Services (PFSS) submitted a Day of Caring request … Continue reading

A special day of (self) caring.

A United Way Day of Caring can take many forms, including a special day of pampering! Hosted at the NorWest Co-op Community Health Centre by the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, the March 11 Day of Caring brightened up the lives … Continue reading

Workplace of the Week: Carbone Coal Fired Pizza warms up 700 little hands.

Carbone Coal Fired Pizza’s Joe Paletta & Benjamin Nasberg hoped to raise enough money at their two Carbone Pizza locations to buy 50 new youth-sized mitts for Winnipeg kids. 350 pairs later, they’ve been delighted with the warm response to their … Continue reading

“A place of safety and inspiration.”

United Way volunteer Angie Bruce recently toured the Marlene Street Resource Centre, and was inspired by what she saw there. Or, rather, what she didn’t see. “After the United Way visit I really felt like it was a space that … Continue reading